Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation
Kihwan Bae, PhD is a Research Associate at the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation (CSOR) in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University. Dr. Bae’s current research interests lie at the intersection of labor economics and consumer finance. He is particularly interested in empirical analysis on economic incentives and public policies relevant to occupational licensing, migration, higher-education financing, and high-cost consumer loans.
Prior to joining the center at WVU, Dr. Bae taught economics and business analytics as an Assistant Research Professor in the Shields School of Business at Saint Francis University. He also conducted policy research as an Economist at the Bank of Korea. Dr. Bae received a PhD in economics from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree from Yonsei University. During his undergraduate study, he and his colleagues won the National Monetary Policy Competition in South Korea, a student competition similar to the College Fed Challenge.B.A.
- Ph.D in Econmics - Rutgers University